101 Food Drive Ideas!

Want to join our cause but don’t know where to start? Consider hosting a food or fund drive for the Belvidere Boone County Food Pantry! Here are a list of 101 ideas that you can make your own! If you decide you’d like to host, you want a little help, or if... read more

Eat flapjacks to help end hunger!

Have you heard about our upcoming Applebee’s Flapjack Fundraiser yet? We’re excited to announce that on October 24th, we’re partnering with Applebee’s to raise funds through a Flapjack Breakfast! For just $5, your ticket will provide you with... read more

Bank of America Helps Feed Thousands

Individuals continue to struggle to provide basic necessities for their families. According to the 2013 Annual Social and Economic Supplement by the US Census Bureau, over 46 million people and more than 20% of children under 18 live in poverty. Many are hard-working... read more

$5,000 Grant from General Mills!

On August 10, 2015, Cindy Thelen of the General Mills Foundation in Minneapolis, Minnesota, informed the Belvidere/Boone County Food Pantry that they were awarded a $5,000.00 grant to support their “Nutritional Food for People Living in Poverty” program. This generous... read more

BBCFP Receives $25,000 Grant from the Walmart Foundation

Capron, IL July 13, 2015 – Belvidere/Boone County Food Pantry recently received a $25,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation for the purchase of a new forklift. The grant will allow the Food Pantry to provide more meals to the approximately 2,000 clients served each... read more

Enbridge Inc

On June 17, 2015, Enbridge Inc. presented a check in the amount of $2,000.00 to the Belvidere/Boone County Food Pantry.  This grant helps The Pantry purchase food for those living in poverty in Boone County. Enbridge is an energy delivery company based... read more

CFNIL Grant Awarded to Pantry

On June 25, 2015, the Belvidere/Boone County Food Pantry received $7,500 grant from the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois (CFNIL) for the “Nutritional Food for People Living in Poverty” project.   Our project, “Nutritional Food for People Living in... read more

2015 Miracle on 5th street September Funraiser

Our 7th Annual “Miracle on 5th street” September Fundraiser Banquet is approaching quickly! This event will be held at the Radisson Hotel located at 200 S. Bell School Road in Rockford on Thursday, September 10, 2015. Social hour will begin at 5:30 pm with... read more


A few weeks ago, the Belvidere/Boone County Food Pantry received a visit from a Boone County resident, who wishes to remain anonymous, who delivered a check to the Pantry in the amount of $10,000.00.  This visitor was carrying out the wishes stated in her deceased... read more

Donate to BBCFP

Please consider supporting the Belvidere/Boone County Food Pantry.  Every dollar helps us do more to help our neighbors in need.

Contact Info

200 S. Fifth Street
Capron, IL 61012
Phone & Fax
Office: 815-569-1571
Fax: 815-569-1571

Hours of Operation
Sunday: CLOSED
Monday: 8:00AM – 3:00PM
Tuesday: 8:00AM – 3:00PM
Wednesday: CLOSED
Thursday: 8:00AM – 3:00PM
Friday: 8:00AM – 3:00PM
Saturday: CLOSED

Food Distribution day is Tuesday

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